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Recruitment Agency

Together with The International Guild of Professional Butlers (The Guild), The International Butler Academy assists our clients with all of their recruitment needs. Our recruitment agency specializes in placing butlers, house- and estate managers, domestic couples and other private staff. We recruit for palaces, households, business companies, governments, hotels, resorts and the cruise- and yacht industry.

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Method and Costs

Our success depends on gaining a thorough understanding of your needs and wishes. The custom-made, detailed job searches we utilize enable us to recruit the most suitable candidates for the position. Our goal is to ensure a long lasting relationship with you.

Our recruitment fee is either based on a percentage of the annual gross salary of the selected candidate or based on a fixed fee. This one-time, no-cure-no-pay contingency fee will only be charged once we have found a suitable candidate and both you and the candidate have agreed the employment terms. 

Before starting the recruitment process you will receive a detailed description of our recruitment method and fee structure.

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We guarantee a successful placement. In the event that a candidate resigns or is dismissed, not due to unreasonable working conditions, within the probation period (within a maximum time frame of three months), we will find a substitute candidate. This process continues until the client is completely satisfied. The guarantee is free of charge except expenses.*

* Only when the recruitment fee has been paid within the standard payment terms of the country.

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The Client's Wish List

We have developed strong relationships with clients and candidates from around the world. These relationships are founded on trust, professionalism and integrity. Our experienced consultants are able to offer human resources advice, placement and household staff training services to our international clients. Please contact us and let us know your requirements. You may inform us about the position you wish to fill by telephone, or on this form, i.e. if is this a replacement or a completely new position, live-in or live-out, other staff, a possible salary range, and any other details you wish to share with us, and/or your requirements.

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